Larry M. Paulson co-founded Novus Capital Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer and a director from its inception in March 2020 until its merger with AppHarvest, Inc. on January 21, 2021. He has also served as non-executive Chairman of Novus Capital Corporation II and as Chief Executive Officer. Additionally, he was principal and founder of Rancho Santa Fe Solutions, a wireless industry consulting company he founded in February 2010. From 2013 to January 2020, Mr. Paulson was with Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) where he served as Vice President of Product Management (2013-16), Vice President and President India and SAARC (2016-2018) and Vice President Sales NA and Australia (2018-Jan 2020). Prior to his time at Qualcomm, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Brightpoint, Inc., a provider of worldwide distribution and integrated logistics services to the wireless communications industry, from 2011 to 2013. He also served with Nokia (NYSE:NOK), where he had numerous roles including global Senior Vice President and General Manager CDMA Product line, from 1987 to 2009. Mr. Paulson holds a BA in Communications from Point Park University.